Quiz 607: Geography for Civil Services Examinations

1.
Which among the following is the most densely populated country in South Asia ?
2.
Who among the following was behind the “epoch making” discovery of Arthashastra that altered the false perception of the European scholars that Ancient Indians learnt the art of administration from the Greeks?
3.
Which among the following biogeographical boundary kept the fauna of Indomalaya ecozone and Australasia Ecozone isolated from one another contributing to the distinctly different fauna of Australasia?
4.
Consider the following scientific observations over geological times:
  1. Moon is moving away from Earth
  2. Earth is moving closer to Sun
  3. Mean solar day is getting longer
  4. Earth’s rotation speed is getting down
Which among the above observations are correct:
5.
Sun is vertical at least once in a year at which among the following cities of India? (given is Latitudes Chennai: 13°5′2″N, Mumbai: 18°58′30″N, Nagpur: 21°04′N, Jaipur: 26°55′34″N)
  1. Chennai
  2. Mumbai
  3. Nagpur
  4. Jaipur
Choose the correct option:
6.
If place X and Place Y, both located on equator, are at a distance of 18520 kilometers, the approximate difference between their longitudes will be ____?
7.
Over a longer duration, which among the following factors cause the satellites experience a reduction in the altitude (orbital decay.
  1. Atmosphere of Earth
  2. Tides
  3. Earth’s gravitation
Choose the correct option:
8.
The pointer or arrow of the magnetized needle of a compass indicates which among the following?
9.
Which among the following is the lowest level of a body of water such as an ocean or a lake?
10.
Which among the following methods of heat transfer is maximum responsible for heating of the lower layers of the atmosphere near earth’s surface?

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    April 12, 2012 at 11:35 am

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    April 13, 2012 at 11:05 am

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    April 13, 2012 at 6:42 pm

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    April 15, 2012 at 4:31 pm

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    April 15, 2012 at 6:55 pm

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